Dorine Charlotte Miller died Saturday, October 17, 2020 at The Shepherd’s Inn in Wells, MN. The Funeral service will be private at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church with Pastor Mary Iverson officiating. Public visitation will be held Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home in Wells from 4:00-7:00 PM. Burial will be in Rice Lake Cemetery, Foster Township, Faribault Co., MN. Bruss-Heitner Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements. A face mask is required and social distance guidelines will be followed.
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Dorine Charlotte was born January 1, 1924, in Walnut Lake Twp., Faribault Co., Minnesota to Charles and Clara (Buschow) Giese. Dorine graduated from Wells High School and Teachers Training. She taught in the Rice Lake school. Dorine married Reuben C. Miller June 9, 1943 in the Wells Evangelical Lutheran Church. Dorine was a faithful member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Wells. She enjoyed flower gardening, crocheting, quilting and adult coloring.
Dorine is survived by her children: Dale Miller (special friend Gloria Salthe) of Pillager, MN, Jean (Larry) Steinhauer of Wells, MN, and Allan (Nancy) Miller of Owatonna, MN; 8 grandchildren: Jeff Miller (special friend Dorie), Julie (Shawn ) Helgeson, Thomas Miller (special friend Tasha), Kevin (Alison) Steinhauer, Timothy Steinhauer (special friend Taryn), Daniel (Danielle) Steinhauer, Kimberly (Aaron) Schroeder and Laurie (Mark) Fisher; 14 great-grandchildren: Jaci Miller; Tyler, Karli and Carter Helgeson; Carter Miller; Clara Tunick; Matthew Krause; Laura Steinhauer; Mya and Mason Steinhauer; Avery and Nolan Schroeder; Morgan and Jessica Fisher; along with many nieces, nephews and their families.
Dorine is preceded in death by her parents; husband Reuben; siblings: Irene (George) Soost, Mildred (Frank) Long, Evelyn (Don) Zabel, Grace (Milton) Vogelsang, Emily Giese in infancy, Melvin Giese in infancy, Dorothy (Stan) Stenzel.